Glentoran FC

The Official website of Glentoran Football Club / Pride of East Belfast 




Obituary: Matt Doherty

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 18:35

Everyone at Glentoran Football Club was saddened to hear of the passing yesterday of former player, Matt Doherty. He was 79. We extend our deepest sympathy to Matt’s wife Ann, son Matt, daughter-in-law Oonagh and grandchildren Kiernan and Brandon. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Matt Doherty’s funeral will leave his home (34 Dunmore Gardens) on Friday morning at 9:20am to St. Mary's Church Creggan for Requiem Mass at 10:00am. Interment afterwards is in The City Cemetery.

Obituary: Jim Hawkes

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:14

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of lifelong Glenman and former Director, Mr Jim Hawkes.

Jim worked for many years as a milkman for the Co-Op Dairy, before acquiring the London Bar in East Belfast and renaming it the Longfellow after his hero Lester Piggott.

Mini Cougars Club

Sat, 13/07/2019 - 16:39

The 2019/20 season sees the formation of our new exclusive Mini Cougars Club.  We are inviting kids between the ages of 6 and 12 to join us.  The kids (8 per match and chosen on rota basis depending on how many members) will be providing a guard of honour at every home match as the teams walk out for kick off.

Membership for the season will cost £15 and will include:

Mini Cougars T-shirt 

Mini Cougars jacket 

Unique Cougars membership card

Christmas party at the Oval with players 

New contract for Herron

Mon, 08/07/2019 - 08:46

We are delighted to announce that John Herron has committed himself to the club by signing a new contract this weekend.

Mick McDermott:  “We are happy that John has made the decision to remain with our club. We know he had offers from clubs both inside Ireland and overseas but his desire to stay with Glentoran was strong.  He shares our vision of moving towards a fulltime setup.

Glentoran add two new signings

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 08:22

Glentoran have added two Croatian players to the squad ahead of the new season, goalkeeper Marijan Antolovic (30) and midfielder Hrvoje Plum (25). 

Both previously played for NK Osijek.

The players featured in the recent pre-season friendly game at the Oval when the Glens drew 1-1 with St. Johnstone.

Legend Elliott Accepts New Role

Sat, 06/07/2019 - 11:42

We are delighted to announce that Elliott Morris has agreed to accept a new role as Goalkeeper Coach role with the club while remaining a member of the first team squad.

Elliott, who has made 731 first team appearances and won no fewer than 13 trophies  in his 17 seasons at Glentoran, was welcomed onto the coaching team by Head Coach Mick McDermott: